Arts and Craft Projects for Kids

Sundial Craft

By May 20, 2013March 14th, 2020No Comments

Create a sundial craft

Are you aware of how the sun moves across the sky every day? Making this simple simple sundial inspired in us all sorts of scientific observations!

Sundial Craft


  • Paper plate
  • Straw
  • Crayons
  • Push pins
  • Pencil

Sundial Craft

Step 1: Put the number “12” on the top of the paper plate with crayon. Proceed with the rest of the numbers on a clock.

Sundial Craft

Step 2: Punch a hole in the center of the plate. Then insert the straw.

Sundial Craft

Step 3: Close to noon put the sun dial in the sun and tack it down with push pins. The straw should cast a shadow pointing to the 12.

Sundial Craft

Check through out the day and explain to the kids how the sun helps us know the time.

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